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Baseball on Sunday, September 09, 1979

This research section allows you to see a list of events that occured on a particular date in baseball history. Games, standings and feats are available since 1957 while other data is available since 1903.

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Games and Standings
Births, Deaths and Debuts
Feats and Milestones
VisHomeBoxWinning PitcherLosing pitcherHome RunsBest Hitter Impact
Baltimore Orioles16Boston Red Sox4BoxSteve Stone (10-7)Mike Torrez (14-11)BAL  A Bumbry (5), R Dempsey (6), G Roenicke (25)  BOS  J Rice (36)Rich Dauer (25.5)
Milwaukee Brewers2California Angels5BoxFrank Tanana (6-4)Moose Haas (10-9)MIL  P Molitor (8), G Thomas (40)Carney Lansford (21.2)
Toronto Blue Jays10Cleveland Indians14BoxSid Monge (9-9)Tom Buskey (6-9)CLE  B Bonds (23), A Thornton (25)Mike Hargrove (66.8)
New York Yankees1Detroit Tigers3BoxMike Chris (3-1)Tommy John (18-8)NoneAlan Trammell (9.0)
Texas Rangers6Minnesota Twins5BoxSteve Comer (15-10)Paul Hartzell (6-8)TEX  J Grubb (10)Johnny Grubb (21.2)
Chicago White Sox0Oakland Athletics3Box G1Brian Kingman (6-5)Steve Trout (8-8)NoneDwayne Murphy (14.7)
Chicago White Sox7Oakland Athletics0Box G2Richard Dotson (1-0)Mike Norris (5-8)NoneMike Colbern (15.8)
Kansas City Royals3Seattle Mariners1BoxLarry Gura (11-10)Mike Parrott (13-10)SEA  T Paciorek (5)Willie Wilson (9.5)
San Diego Padres4Atlanta Braves1BoxRandy Jones (11-11)Phil Niekro (17-19)SDN  G Tenace (17)Gene Tenace (34.0)
Philadelphia Phillies2Chicago Cubs15BoxRick Reuschel (17-9)Kevin Saucier (1-4)CHN  B Foote (16), M Vail (7)  PHI  B McBride (11)Mike Vail (15.9)
Los Angeles Dodgers3Cincinnati Reds1BoxRick Sutcliffe (14-9)Fred Norman (11-11)LAN  S Garvey (24)Fred Norman (26.7)
San Francisco Giants1Houston Astros4BoxKen Forsch (10-6)Greg Minton (2-3)NoneJesus Alou (54.5)
Pittsburgh Pirates6New York Mets5BoxKent Tekulve (9-7)Ed Glynn (1-3)PIT  J Milner (16)Ron Hodges (40.9)
Montreal Expos4St. Louis Cardinals1BoxRudy May (9-2)Pete Vuckovich (13-10)MON  G Carter (21)  SLN  T Simmons (23)Ellis Valentine (27.5)
Standings as of this date
American League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Baltimore Orioles9446.671--66750543-2651-20W7Game Log
Milwaukee Brewers8360.58012.570564038-3645-24L4Game Log
Boston Red Sox7861.56115.574161934-3545-25L3Game Log
New York Yankees7763.55017.062958333-3544-28L1Game Log
Detroit Tigers7568.52420.570067234-3841-30W1Game Log
Cleveland Indians7469.51721.568671232-3742-32W3Game Log
Toronto Blue Jays4498.31051.053475920-5524-43L6Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
California Angels8064.556--78667635-3445-30W5Game Log
Kansas City Royals7567.5284.074473636-3939-28W1Game Log
Minnesota Twins7269.5116.567163335-3237-37L3Game Log
Texas Rangers7172.4978.565661735-4036-32W3Game Log
Chicago White Sox6280.43717.064667736-3925-42W1Game Log
Seattle Mariners6084.41720.062272126-4334-41L1Game Log
Oakland Athletics5094.34730.051875520-4930-45L1Game Log
National League
EastWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Montreal Expos8155.596--60849232-3649-19W2Game Log
Pittsburgh Pirates8558.5943.567657845-2940-29W1Game Log
St. Louis Cardinals7764.5466.564260136-3240-33L2Game Log
Chicago Cubs7367.52110.064361830-3643-31W1Game Log
Philadelphia Phillies7172.49713.559864234-4037-32L1Game Log
New York Mets5685.39727.552562027-4428-42L1Game Log
WestWLPctGBLRFRAHomeAwayStrkGame Log
Houston Astros8162.566--51150832-3549-27W1Game Log
Cincinnati Reds8163.5620.567458437-3444-29L1Game Log
Los Angeles Dodgers6875.47613.065365830-4538-30W1Game Log
San Francisco Giants6381.43718.562367132-4531-36L1Game Log
San Diego Padres6183.42420.553561025-4736-36W3Game Log
Atlanta Braves5587.38725.559069625-4430-43L3Game Log

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